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AT&T

AT&T reports successful Q2 2012, iPhone outselling Android at least 2-to-1

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It might be a little early in the morning for champagne, but AT&T wouldn’t be criticized for popping bottles to celebrate its most recent earnings. AT&T announced its second quarter results an…

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Android News

Android nabs 84% of recent smartphone sales in Spain, but U.S. share falls, says Kantar

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Android sales have been consistent after skyrocketing growth since 2009. In a ComTech report from analyst firm Kantar, that growth translates to Android dominating recent sales in key European markets and a…

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Android

Ice Cream Sandwich now on 1 in 10 Android devices [STATS]

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About 1 in 10 Android devices run relatively up to date software. Google has updated the Platform Versions chart to reveal that Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is now on 10.9 percent of devices accessing the Goog…

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Android

Android activates 1 million devices per day, 400 million exist – 4x as many as a year ago

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Almost one year ago, Androinica.com estimated that Google might reach 1 million activations per day based on the trajectory of Android daily activation numbers reported every few months. The growth rate eve…

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Commmunication

Skype for Android downloaded 70 million times on 1,300 “unique Android devices” [Infographic]

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Skype has just crowned itself “the most popular video calling application on Android.” I know a few people who would argue that there are better apps out there, but the numbers are hard to argue aga…

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Android OS

Android 4.0 Ice Cream jumps to 7% share of Android devices; Gingerbread now up to 65%

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Only 7 of every 100 Android devices are powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the most recent firmware available. That’s the story told by the latest edition of the Android Platform Versions chart.…

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Android News

U.S. smartphone penetration finally gets a majority, women and men report similar numbers

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The slow march to smartphone dominance is actually moving a tad faster these days. Nielsen’s “America’s New Mobile Majority” report reveals that for the first time, the U.S. mobil…

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Google Android

Android 4.0 reaches its highest distribution level yet – about 5% – as Gingerbread rises

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich hasn’t caught on with many devices. Unless you have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Asus Transformer Prime, or taken matters into your own hands and uploaded a ICS-based custom RO…

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Tablets

Amazon has won the Android tablet war – Kindle Fire has 54% of U.S. market share

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The Amazon Kindle Fire was an instant hit during the 2011 holiday season, selling an estimated 5 million tablets in just a few short months. The Kindle Fire just nudged past the Samsung Galaxy Tab line of product…

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Android

Android Census 2011 Results: Tablets

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From December 2011 to January 2012, Androinica.com asked Android users to tell us about their habits and views related to Android. More than 800 readers responded, sharing their thoughts about Android and it…

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Android

Androinica.com Android Census 2011 Results: Phones

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In December 2011, we asked readers to share some information about their views and habits as Android users. We wanted to not only get a glimpse of Android users’ activity, but also take stock of how they ca…

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Android News

Where is my phone? Lookout reveals cities and locations people most often lose smartphones.

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How do I find a lost phone? Well, if you misplaced your device someone other than your house, there’s a good chance you lost it in a place full of drunk, screaming, overworked, caffeinated people. Looko…

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Android OS

Gingerbread Android dominance is actually growing in Market stats

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More than three months into Android 4.0 being introduced, Android 2.3 remains the dominant OS version. We’d expect as much given Android’s slow upgrade history, but there is something surprisi…

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Android

Android has 300 million devices, 850k daily activations, and 450,000 apps

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Android activates 850,000 new devices each day. That number climbs each time the sun rises and sets, leading to more than 300 million Android devices being activated since October 2008. Who would have thought…

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Android News

Why is RIM giving Android devs free Playbooks? Look at the latest comscore results.

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To our readers who happen to be Android developers, I hope you know that RIM wants to give you a free BlackBerry Playbook. VP of Developer Relations Alec Saunders has said that Android developers who repackage t…

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